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Yes, the 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France more than doubled the size of the territorial area of the United States.

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How did the size of the us change after the Louisiana purchase?

the Louisiana purchase almost doubled the size of the united states during that time


Exactly how big was the Louisiana Purchase?

it doubled the size of America at that time


Why was the Louisiana Purchase an important addition to the US?

It doubled the size of america at the time.


What is the percentage of land gained from the Louisiana purchase?

The Louisiana Purchase gave the United States 22.3% of it's land mass, and almost tripled the size of the country at the time of it's purchase.


Who was the leader of France at the time of The Louisiana Purchase?

Napoleon was the French ruler (and emperor) at the time of the Louisiana Purchase.


Were there slaves in Louisiana at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?

yes


How did America pay for the Louisiana Purchase?

The Louisiana Purchase cost $15 million at the time.


What effect did the Louisiana purchase have on the size of the us?

The USA grew much much larger with the Louisiana purchase because what you know of as the 'Plains states' were all part of that purchase.Practically all the land that is part of the USA from Saint Louis through the Rockies was all purchased at that time.MoreThe size of the United States doubled with the Louisiana Purchase.There is a link below for more information.


What were some hardships with the Louisiana purchase?

The Louisiana purchase wasn't a period of time... it didin't have hardships. it was when we bought the Louisiana Territory from the French after Napolien took over thus giving us control of the port city New Orleans and doubling the countries size.


Was The Louisiana Purchase a big purchase?

At that time the Louisiana Purchase was a big purchase because it gave America more land to expand its growing nation.


On what grounds would strict constructionists of the US Constitution have questioned the purchase of the Louisiana Territory?

On the grounds that the president was not specifically given the power to purchase new lands is why the strict constructionists of the US constitution would have questioned the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. The purchase doubled the US land size at the time.


What did Thomas Jefferson do in 1803?

In 1803, Thomas Jefferson oversaw the Louisiana Purchase. It doubled the size of the US at that time. It was purchased from France.


Who was president of the US when the Louisiana Purchase was completed?

Thomas Jefferson was the President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase. He also sent Lewis and Clark to explore the limits of the purchase.


Why was The Louisiana Purchase sold?

It was sold to America , by the French, Thomas Jefferson was the president at the time so he sent Clark and Lewis to see if it was ok, so France said that they will double the size of what it is now called America,Thomas Jefferson agreed and that's how America is now the size it is.


What era was the Louisiana Purchase?

The Louisiana Purchase was enacted in 1803. This was during the time of Napoleon Bonaparte and so named the Napoleonic period.


How big was the US before you bought the Louisiana Purchase?

Before Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Purchase from Spain the United States was about one third of the size it is today. When they bought the territory the size of the United States doubled because at the time, Spain still owned one third of the United States.


Who bought Louisiana during the Oregon trail time?

Thomas Jefferson bought Louisiana in what is now called the Louisiana purchase


Who was the president of the US at the time of the Louisiana purchase?

Thomas Jefferson.


Who did Jefferson send to explore the territory and why was the purchase so important?

Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark to explore the western territory. The Louisiana Purchase was important because it doubled the land size of the US at that time.


What were some time periods during The Louisiana Purchase?

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What is the Louisiana Territory?

After the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the part of the Louisiana Purchase that would eventually become the State of Louisiana was organized into the Territory of Orleans. The Territory of Louisiana was the other part of the Louisiana purchase that became the State of Arkansas and everything North of that. (The land north of Lake Ponchartrain and east of the Mississippi River was known as "West Florida" and was owned at the time by Great Britain.)


Who is Thomas Jefferson and what did he have to do with The Louisiana Purchase?

Thomas Jefferson was the President of the US at the time of the Louisiana Purchase. For more details (and an answer that would be acceptable on your history homework), consult your history textbook.


Who needed money to fight a war in the Louisiana purchase time?

Napoleon of France


What country in Europe was France at war with around the time of The Louisiana Purchase?

England


What are the release dates for Musical Comedy Time - 1950 Louisiana Purchase 1-9?

Musical Comedy Time - 1950 Louisiana Purchase 1-9 was released on: USA: 22 January 1951


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